Roo's Casa


Leaf Painting
October 12, 2014, 8:00 pm
Filed under: Crafts, Fall

DSC00122 DSC00123 DSC00125This was a fun fall idea that my kids wanted to do.  We found it in a Martha Stewart Magazine.  First, trace leaves with a pencil onto high quality watercolor paper.  Then erase the pencil marks so that they are barely seen.  Take a wet paintbrush (with water) and fill in the leaves along the pencil parts and then fill in the rest with water.  Finally drop in dots of watercolors and let them swirl around.  The color doesn’t spill outside the shape.

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